List of Famous people born in Egypt

Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt is a Mediterranean country bordered by the Gaza Strip (Palestine) and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. Across the Gulf of Aqaba lies Jordan, across the Red Sea lies Saudi Arabia, and across the Mediterranean lie Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, although none share a land border with Egypt.

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1. Cleopatra

Female. last active pharaoh of Ptolemaic Egypt
Born on November 30, -0070
Died on August 12, -0030 (aged 40)

2. Mohamed Salah
محمد صلاح حامد محروس غالي

Mohamed Salah
Male. Egyptian association football player
First Name: Mohamed
Last Name: Salah
Born on June 15, 1992 (age 29)
Height: 173 cm | 5'8"
Footballer, Sportsperson

3. Dodi Fayed
Emad El-Din Mohamed Abdel Muna'im Al-Fayed

Dodi Fayed
Male. Egyptian film producer and partner of Princess Diana
First Name: Dodi
Last Name: Fayed
Born on April 15, 1955
Died on August 31, 1997 (aged 42)

4. Nagui
Nagui Fam

Male. French comedian and TV host, of Egyptian and Italian origins
Born on November 14, 1961 (age 59)

5. Samir Ghanem
سمير يوسف غانم

Samir Ghanem
Male. Egyptian actor
First Name: Samir
Last Name: Ghanem
Born on November 15, 1937 (age 83)

6. Tutankhamon

Male. 14th century BCE (18th dynasty) Egyptian pharaoh
Born on November 30, -1342
Died on November 30, -1324 (aged 18)

7. Omar Sharif
ميشيل ديمتري شلهوب

Omar Sharif
Male. Egyptian actor (1932-2015)
First Name: Omar
Last Name: Sharif
Born on April 10, 1932
Died on July 10, 2015 (aged 83)
Height: 180 cm | 5'11"

8. Rudolf Hess
Rudolf Walter Richard Heß

Rudolf Hess
Male. German Nazi leader
First Name: Rudolf
Last Name: Hess
Born on April 26, 1894
Died on August 17, 1987 (aged 93)

9. Claude François
Claude Antoine Marie François

Claude François
Male. French pop singer, songwriter and dancer
First Name: Claude
Last Name: François
Born on February 1, 1939
Died on March 11, 1978 (aged 39)

10. Adel Emam
عادل محمد إمام محمد

Adel Emam
Male. Egyptian actor
First Name: Adel
Last Name: Emam
Born on May 17, 1940 (age 81)

11. Eli Cohen

Eli Cohen
Male. Israeli spy
First Name: Eli
Born on December 6, 1924
Died on May 18, 1965 (aged 40)

12. Gamal Abdel Nasser

Gamal Abdel Nasser
Male. second president of Egypt
First Name: Gamal
Last Name: Nasser
Born on January 15, 1918
Died on September 28, 1970 (aged 52)

13. Mohamed Ramadan
محمد رمضان محمود حجازي

Mohamed Ramadan
Male. Egyptian actor
First Name: Mohamed
Last Name: Ramadan
Born on May 23, 1988 (age 33)
Born in Egypt

14. Mohamed Morsi

Mohamed Morsi
Male. 5th President of Egypt
First Name: Mohamed
Last Name: Morsi
Born on August 8, 1951
Died on June 17, 2019 (aged 67)

15. Umm Kulthum
ام كلثوم Ebrahim Elbeltagi

Umm Kulthum
Female. Egyptian singer, songwriter, and film actress
First Name: Umm
Last Name: Kulthum
Died on February 3, 1975 (aged 5)

16. Demis Roussos
Αρτέμιος Βεντούρης Ρούσος

Demis Roussos
Male. Greek singer
First Name: Demis
Born on June 15, 1946
Died on January 25, 2015 (aged 68)

17. Faten Hamama
فاتن أحمد حمامة

Faten Hamama
Female. Egyptian actress and producer
First Name: Faten
Born on May 27, 1931
Died on January 17, 2015 (aged 83)

18. Abd al-Halim Hafiz

Abd al-Halim Hafiz
Male. Egyptian singer and actor
First Name: Abd
Died on March 30, 1977 (aged 7)
Born in Egypt

19. Amr Diab
عمرو عبد الباسط عبد العزيز دياب

Amr Diab
Male. Egyptian singer
First Name: Amr
Last Name: Diab
Born on October 11, 1961 (age 60)

20. Nefertiti

Female. Egyptian queen and Great Royal Wife (chief consort) of Akhenaten, an Egyptian Pharaoh
Born on January 1, -1400
Died on November 30, -1331 (aged 68)
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